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Here are Penang’s must-try food, quirky cafes, brand-new attractions and exciting parks all in a convenient list format to keep handy while travelling.


Here your find traditional Cantonese restaurants serving Dim Sum.
Address: Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
These shops stock a range of high quality textiles imported from Japan and Korea as well as imported sarongs from India and Indonesia, and locally-produced batik sarongs. Some retailers have diversified and also sell religious paraphernalia for Hajj pilgrims such as special luggage labels, bags, outfits and prayer mats.
Address: Syarikat Medina Store 109, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Saw Seng Kew Building at 23 Beach Street is a double-storey office building that was erected in the early 20th century.
Address: 23, Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Segara Ninda or Ku Din Ku Meh House is a double story bungalow where Tengku Baharudin Tengku Meh, also known by the nickname, Tunku Kudin used it as his trading base for his trading such as birds' nest, timber and coconut.
Address: 20, Penang Road, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Seri Mutiara is the official residence of the Yang Di-Pertuan Negeri, or governor, of Penang and was completed in 1890.
Address: Jalan Utama, George Town, 10500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Shade me if you love me depicts an umbrella over eight cat prints. The intention is to create awareness for people to adopt and shelter stray animals, particularly cats.
Address: Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Shao Lin Athletic Association of Penang was established in 1956 by Patriach Sik Koh Sum in order to teach Sao Lim Hood Khar Pai.
Address: Lebuh Muntri (Moved to Lintang Angsana Bandar Baru Air Itam), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sheikh Al-Hadi's Residence is a bungalow owned by Muslim novelist and journalist, Syed Sheikh bin Syed Ahmad Al-Hadi. He moved to Penang to enhance his background in literature and journalism as well as to advance in the field of Islamic study.
Address: Jalan Jelutong, George Town, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tan Kok Oo custom-makes Nyonya beaded shoes and slippers which are traditionally worn with the Nyonya kebaya and sarong. His clients can choose their motifs from his catalogues or bring in their own print outs for him to refer to. Creating a pair of beaded shoes is an incredibly time-consuming process as the plastic beads are so tiny. It can take up to three months to complete the beading for a single pair of shoes.
Address: Handmade Nyonya Beaded Shoes, 4, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Barbers used to operate here. Shorn hair was simply swept into the Prangin canal.
Address: Jalan Sungai Ujong (Near Jalan Penang), George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
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